Letters: Christmas twice a year

Christmas is supposed to come but once a year, but for our feral furries, Crawford Preparatory North Coast made sure it happened twice! Sally Anne Henegan, thanks so very much for incorporating a cat food donation in your Father’s Day celebration event. Not only did the Feline Feral Fund’s babies benefit, but how meaningful is…

Letters: Enthusiastic response

So much has happened since my letter was printed in the North Coast Courier last week (Appeal for Knysna animals, Courier, June 16). So many of you have truly touched my heart. Your unselfish and enthusiastic response to the appeal has been amazing, and I want to publicly thank each and every one of you….

Letters: What’s happening on N2?

I have travelled on the N2 North ever since it was decided to cut the road over the Umhloti river in two, funnelling traffic into the smaller half for north-bound traffic. Since then numerous bad accidents have happened, especially large vehicles causing backups sometime almost as far as Tiffany’s. May I enquire what is happening?…

Letters: New centre gets go-ahead

I refer to the letter “Salt Rock looking neglected” (Courier, June 16) and advise that I share the same sentiments. However, the perception that owners of the property are to blame is not correct. Besides the pot holes, the sidewalks and the lights that remain a constant challenge with the local authority, we are happy…

Letters: Rusty face of Ballito

According to many people, Ballito is the most beautiful town on the North Coast of South Africa, where people come to rest, not only the local population of the country, but also a lot of foreign tourists are ready to fly across the globe for the best climate in the world. The only negative aspect…

Letters: Police say thank you

Umhlali SAPS would like to extend our gratitude to all security personnel and emergency services in our area for their hard work and dedication when it comes to fighting crime. Often their help leads to the arrest of criminals and in turn their efforts help keep our community safe. The work they do is not…

Letters: Sad they will be jobless . . . gran relies on car guards

As a long-time resident of Ballito, I have watched the growth of what used to be a small town and marveled at the progress in a relatively short period of time. Ballito is now a major centre. Many jobs have been created, which is always wonderful, and with the opening of the Junction this has…

Letters: Salt Rock is looking neglected

I am a resident of Salt Rock, and notice daily how derelict and neglected our part of town looks! Besides the roads being in a shoddy state, the buildings and businesses also leave much to be desired. It looks like no progression has taken place since the 60’s, and is quite depressing! The owners of…

Letters: Appeal for Knysna animals

I am making this appeal on behalf of the animals that are injured, some fighting for their lives, and those that have been lost and abandoned due to the horrendous fires in the Knysna area. I am assisting Lauren Frizelle, who I am sure is known to many of you as a wonderful advocate for…

Letters: Tongaat bridge in bad state

Who is responsible for the upkeep and repair of the Tongaat River bridge? This bridge has been in disrepair for almost two years and no one seems one bit perturbed about this eyesore. Could the authorities please do something about the condition of this bridge. GRAHAM ALLARDICE Ballito

Letters: Sappi complies

In the letter “Is dump causing smell?” (Courier, June 2), we read the note from the editor that expressed a personal opinion and a suspicion as stated in the comment “I suspect PG may be getting a whiff of Mandeni fragrance from the Sappi paper mill. But we will ask”. This comment unfortunately puts Sappi…


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